Told at Twilight (1917)

Drama | 25 March 1917

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SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
PAGE
ETR
17 Mar 17
p. 1039.
Motog
7 Apr 17
p. 747.
MPN
24 Mar 17
p. 1871.
MPW
14 Apr 17
p. 283, 327
NYDM
17 Mar 17
p. 26.
Variety
9 Mar 17
p. 22.
Wid's
15 Mar 17
p. 172.
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Release Date:
25 March 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
14 March 1917
Copyright Number:
LU10367
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Little Mary Sunshine lives next door to the estate of Daniel Graham, a lonely old curmudgeon of a man. One day, Graham hears Mary and her friend Piggy laughing over the fence, and going to investigate, he meets the little girl, who befriends him. From then on, Mary pays daily visits to the old man, filling his home with warmth and laughter. On the evening of her birthday, Graham throws her a party, and when it begins to rain heavily, he insists she stay the night. That same evening, Mary's father, who has lost his firm's money on the stock market, breaks into the Graham house, intending to rob it. He is discovered by the old man and Mary, who believes that her father has come to surprise her. Graham, however, realizes the true state of affairs and, because of his love for the child, makes up the loss and starts her father on the right road ... +


Little Mary Sunshine lives next door to the estate of Daniel Graham, a lonely old curmudgeon of a man. One day, Graham hears Mary and her friend Piggy laughing over the fence, and going to investigate, he meets the little girl, who befriends him. From then on, Mary pays daily visits to the old man, filling his home with warmth and laughter. On the evening of her birthday, Graham throws her a party, and when it begins to rain heavily, he insists she stay the night. That same evening, Mary's father, who has lost his firm's money on the stock market, breaks into the Graham house, intending to rob it. He is discovered by the old man and Mary, who believes that her father has come to surprise her. Graham, however, realizes the true state of affairs and, because of his love for the child, makes up the loss and starts her father on the right road again. +

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